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Home Depot’s Jay Harris shares his ideas for great-looking, environmentally friendly window treatments that won’t bust your budget.
Data centers are energy hogs, right? Thomas Parent of Rackspace Hosting explores the efficiency of data centers, and illustrates the opportunities that exist for making this technology even greener.
When we don’t hesitate to head across the street to save a few pennies per gallon on gas, why would we play roulette with our monthly energy bill? Nowadays, the capability is there to know exactly what you’re consuming and spending on electricity at any given moment, instead of simply waiting on the meter checker to come by and send you a bill.
Want to watch this season’s football games on a big screen TV with all the bells and whistles? Avoid the painful shock of an electric bill that’s similarly large by choosing the most energy efficient model you can: Energy Forward wants to help Northwesterners do just that.
What gets measured gets managed, right? This longstanding business maxim gets thrown around a lot in green circles: data’s a necessary element of making the case that sustainability makes sense. At Orange County, California’s Davis Magnet School (which focuses on math, science, and technology), measurement’s already present in the curriculum; now, it’s also a part of the school’s efforts to determine if efficiency retrofits make sense for the district’s bottom line and the students’ performance.
Today’s home appliances are light years better than those of just a decade ago. Their superb energy-efficiency helps you create an eco-friendly home — and they can also save you money.
A small, older home in the Northeastern United States will inevitably be more energy efficient than a newer, larger one in Southern California, right? Not necessarily…
When I’m approached on the floor by customers about CFL bulbs (or any product that helps them save electricity), I try to engage them in conversation about other measures they could take to reduce their power bill. Fortunately for them, some of the most effective changes don’t involve replacing all of your windows or re-insulating an entire house. If you’re on a budget, that’s even more reason to take action today to start saving money each month.
Depending on where you live in the country, a solar energy system can be much less expensive than you might imagine.
By remodeling your bathroom to conserve water, you can lower your utility bills, reduce the amount of water your home consumes annually, and also help preserve local water resources.
Trade shows create a lot of waste: they’re second only to construction on this front. What would a genuinely green trade show look like, from both the vendor’s and sponsor’s perspectives.
Living in an older home that leaks hot or cold air? Don’t want to spend a bundle replacing doors and windows? Check out these tips for weatherizing your house without spending a ton of money.